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Virginia Key

Virginia Key

View from Virginia Key looking toward Key Biscayne and Downtown Miami. Shot with Phantom Vision+ and post processed in Photoshop CC 2015 using Topaz and Nik plugins

Dusk at Oceanfront Park – Kite Aerial

Dusk at Oceanfront Park – Kite Aerial

Dusk at Oceanfront Park, Boynton Beach, FL Kite Aerial. Shot with Ricoh GX-200 suspended from 9′ Levitation Delta at approx. 200′ altitude. Post processed with Topaz Simplify and Nik Color EFX and Viveza.

Dusk – Moorea, French Polynesia

Dusk – Moorea, French Polynesia

Mist at Dawn, Mo’orea, French Polynesia. Shot in 2005 with a EOS Rebel and post processed in 2015 with Topaz Adjust and Nik Color EFX.

Peacock

Peacock

Peacock, Palm Beach Zoo. Shot with Lumix LX-7 and post processed with Topaz Adjust and Nik Color EFX.            

Still Life – Violin

Still Life – Violin

Still life of my violin. Shot with Panasonic Lumix LX5 in macro mode @ 90mm zoom. Post processed with Photohop CC using Topaz and Nik Plugins.

Still Life – Pencils

Still Life – Pencils

Still life of colored pencils. Shot with Panasonic Lumix LX5 in macro mode @ 90mm zoom. Post processed with Photohop CC using Topaz and Nik Plugins.

The Foc’sle – Provincetown, MA

The Foc’sle – Provincetown, MA

Photo of the Foc’sle on Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA. Shot with Panasonic Lumix LX-5 and post processed with Topaz and NIK software plugins.

The Red Inn – Provincetown, MA

The Red Inn – Provincetown, MA

The historic Red Inn at the tip of Commercial Street in Provincetown, MA. Shot with Panasonic Lumix LX-5. Post Processed with Topaz, OnOne and Nik plugins.

The Emily Dickinson Museum – Amherst, MA

The Emily Dickinson Museum – Amherst, MA

Emily Dickinson’s House in Amherst, MA, now the Emily Dickinson Museum. Shot with Panasonic Lumix LX-5. Post processed with Topaz and NIK Bundles.

Two More Cars

Two More Cars

  In honor of Daytona 500 weekend, here’s two more beauties from the recent Vintage Car Rally in Palm Beach Gardens. First one is another ’39 Chevy and the second one is a gorgeous robin’s egg blue Chevy Corvette. Shot with Nikon D5100 and post […]

Black ’39 Chevy

Black ’39 Chevy

’39 Chevy photographed at a car rally in Palm Beach Gardens, FL. Shot with Nikon D5100 18-200 macro zoom and post processed with Topaz Detail and Nik Color EFX Pro and Viveza. I love this car – it feels like Old Hollywood! Click on the […]

Wescott Hall at FSU, Tallahassee, FL

Wescott Hall at FSU, Tallahassee, FL

  Two different post processed versions of the same photo taken this past weekend at Wescott Hall, Florida State University in Tallahassee, FL. Both photos are derived from the same original photo shot with a Nikon D5100 with Nikkor 18-55 kit lens. The first one […]

Vintage Hydrangeas

Vintage Hydrangeas

I love hydrangeas! Almost as much as I love fresh irises. Shot with Lumix LX-5. Post Processed with Topaz Adjust, Nik Color EFX Pro and Leslie Nicole’s French Kiss Textures.

Textured Orchid

Textured Orchid

Photo of a white orchid taken at the Delray Beach Fresh Market. Shot with a Lumix LX-5 and post processed with Nik Color EFX Pro and Viveza, Topaz Detail and French Kiss Textures.

Courtyard at the High Battery, Charleston, SC

Courtyard at the High Battery, Charleston, SC

Shot on my trip last weekend to Charleston, SC at the foot of the city in the historic High Battery. I was walking along the waterfront promenade and caught a glimpse of this lovely courtyard with a real gas lantern in the archway, like those […]

On the Patio, Cherokee Cottage, Jekyll Island, GA

On the Patio, Cherokee Cottage, Jekyll Island, GA

Shot on the Patio of the Cherokee Cottage in the Historic District on Jekyll Island, GA. Many people are not aware of the beauty of Jekyll Island and the other Sea Islands of Coastal Georgia. Jekyll Island was a playground for some of the wealthiest […]

Vintage Irises

Vintage Irises

Photo of one of my favorite flowers, irises. Shot with Lumix LX-5. Processed with Nik Color EFX Pro and Viveza, Topaz Denoise and Detail and Leslie Nicole’s French Kiss Textures. I used one of Leslie’s new grunge frames to create the look of a vintage […]

The Cemetery at Christ Church, St. Simons Island, GA

The Cemetery at Christ Church, St. Simons Island, GA

Photo of the Civil War Era cemetery at the historic Christ Church, St. Simons Island, GA. Taken June 10, 2012 with Lumix LX-5. Processed with Topaz Bundle, Nik Color EFX Pro and Viveza and Leslie Nicole’s French Kiss Textures.

Cottage at Epworth-by-the-Sea, St. Simons Island, GA

Cottage at Epworth-by-the-Sea, St. Simons Island, GA

Photo of a small Cottage at Epworth-by-the-Sea Methodist Center, St. Simons Island, GA. Taken June 10, 2012 with Lumix LX-5. Processed with Topaz Bundle, Nik Color EFX Pro and Viveza and Leslie Nicole’s French Kiss Textures.

The Gascoigne Pier – St. Simons Island, GA

The Gascoigne Pier – St. Simons Island, GA

  The Pier at Gascoigne Park in St. Simons Island, GA. Taken June 10, 2012 with Panasonic Lumix LX5. Processed with French Kiss Textures, Nik Color EFX Pro and Topaz Adjust 5  

Still Life – Tea Stained Rose

Still Life – Tea Stained Rose

A change of style for me…I call this Still Life – Tea Stained Rose. Done with new Nik Software Bundle and Topaz Bundle along with textures, overlays, layer masks, clipping masks and other cool techniques I just learned for Photoshop. Thanks to Leslie Nicole for […]

Topaz Labs Plugins for Photoshop and Lightroom – wow!

  If you haven’t checked out the incredible plugins by Topaz Labs, you need to do so ASAP! Here is desciption of the bundle which sells for great price of $249. Once you seewhat these plugins can do, the proce will seem like a real […]

New Tools – Lightroom 3, Nik Complete and Perfect Layers!

I am anxiously awaiting the arrival of some new software goodies…finally making the jump to Adobe Lightroom from Photoshop. I will still use Photoshop, but looking forward to using Lightroom. I only did this becuase of a new product, OnOne Software’s Perfect Layers that allows […]